Affiliated Faculty

This list of affiliated investigators can help you identify potential research mentors at the University of Pittsburgh. PSTP students can, and do, work with mentors not on this list, but the investigators featured below have expressed interest in hosting PSTP students in their laboratories.

Eric Lagasse, PhD, PharmD
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Our research is focused primarily on stem cell biology and cell-based therapy for a variety of diseases including cancer and organ failure

Fadi Lakkis, MD
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Innate and adaptive immune response to transplanted organs and the mechanisms of transplantation tolerance

Adrian Lee, PhD
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Molecular profiling (genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic) of women’s cancers, mouse modeling, and predictive biomarkers for targeted therapy

Janet Lee, MD
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Host susceptibility to lung injury and the factors that promote persistence of inflammation

David Lewis, MD
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Functional architecture of the prefrontal cortex and schizophrenia

Philana Lin, MD, MSC
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Our lab is focused on the host protective immune responses to M. tuberculosis, a major factor in outcome of infection.

Steven Little, PhD
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Drug Delivery, Biomimetics, Immunotherapeutics, Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials, Synthetic Systems

Youhua Liu, PhD
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The cellular and molecular pathways leading to chronic renal fibrosis, and exploring novel strategies for therapeutic interventions

Jason Lohmueller
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The Lohmueller lab works on developing genetic engineering approaches to augment adoptive cell therapy (ACT) for the treatment of cancer.

Peter Lucas, MD, PhD
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The relationship between chronic inflammation and the development of vascular, metabolic, and neoplastic diseases

Beatriz Luna, PhD
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Brain basis of cognitive maturation through adolescence to adulthood